Jan 24, 2013 8:00pm EST
notification procedures established by law. but this change in policy to succeed, it must be done in a responsible, measured and coherent way. i would general dempsey describe her plan of action in greater detail. the bottom line is further integration of women will occur expeditiously. even as we recognize the need to institutionalize changes of this importance. the steps we announced today are significant. in many ways they are an affirmation of where we been having a state department for more than 10 years. nevertheless, it will take leadership and professionalism to effectively implement these changes. i am confident in our ability to do that because i am confident in the leadership that general dempsey in the joint chiefs of staff have demonstrated throughout this process. this has truly been a team effort and i deeply admire the extremely arrowing considerate approach they've taken. i want to express my deepest thanks to marty dempsey for his leadership in all the service chiefs who have been working on this issue and as a group, came forward with the recommendation we are i
Jan 23, 2013 8:00pm EST
or protect law-enforcement seeking billion dollars in our next budget. our office of safety working group has also had stronger relationships with officers across the country and building a platform for researching threats they face on a daily basis. under a groundbreaking training and technical assistance program called valor, were enabling officers to anticipate, to prevent and to survive violent encounters. things to initiatives like the bulletproof vest initiative program, were providing money for snap with equipment that is quite frankly saving lives. a stunner childhood task force, will bring in a variety of partners together from expanding screening and assessment of at-risk children and supporting research to help combat unacceptable levels of violent a month and directed towards nation's youth. we still question we can be proud of these to produce violent impact of the station. as you've been discussing this week and is the president has made quite clear, we cannot yet be satisfied and become complacent. when it comes to combating gun violence in ensuring the safety of our citizens a
Jan 22, 2013 8:00pm EST
the law sunsetted. i would eventually say there is not a single republican vote in the house or senate to provide more revenue and the reason for that is we all know that revenue is not the problem. $200,000, or $250,000 per couple, this is not a revenue problem, this is a spending problem. so yes, the revenue issue is behind us. and whatever new taxes the president is going to get, he got by operation of law on new year's eve and we now going to focus on the real problem is not that we taxed too little, but that we spend too much. and yes, that is where we are. >> [inaudible question] >> i have a couple thoughts about the debt ceiling in general. it's been used 20 times since the 1950s for major spending reform. you will remember the clinton republican congress deficit reduction package. are calling senate democrats run the senate to follow the regular order. the debt ceiling can originate from either house. the senate finance committee could generate a gut feeling proposal. it would be incumbent upon the senate majority to function. what is their idea about raising the debt ceiling.
Jan 25, 2013 8:00pm EST
and rule of law. we will show to try and resolve other nations peacefully. not because they're nice about dangers we face, but because engagement can more charitably left. america will remain the anchor in every corner of the globe and we will renew those institutions to expand our capacity to manage crisis abroad for no one has the greatest stake in a peaceful world in its most powerful nation. we will support democracy from asia to africa to come up in the americas to the middle east because our interests and conscience compel us to act on behalf of those who long for freedom. i must be a source of hope to the poor, the sick, marginalized, victims of prejudice, not out of mere charity, that because peace in our time requires the constant advancement of those principles that are common creed describes. tolerance and opportunity, human dignity and justice. we the people declared today that the most evident truths, that all of us are created equal is the star that guides us still, just as they guided our forebears the seneca falls and someone in stonewall, just as they guided all those men